DVD Player Region Code Removal Hacks

DVD Player Region Code Removal Hacks

This article will explain how you can make your DVD or Blu-ray player multi-regional or region free. You can play DVDs and Blu-rays from any region. On DVD players, you can change or remove region codes in several ways. With a simple remote code and other types of hacks, you can remove the DVD or Blu-Ray region coding from your player. DVDs and Blu-rays of any region code can be played and watched using these methods. DVDs can be viewed on a computer or laptop using VLC media player.

DVD Player Region Code Removal Hacks

FYI: “Region Free” DVD/Blu-Ray players are available. You can purchase a region free DVD or Blu-Ray player if you do not already own one. The box will explicitly state “REGION FREE”. You can avoid the hassle of hacking your player or entering remote codes for each region by getting a region-free player.

There are five different methods for hacking your Blu-ray player or DVD player to make it region-free:

DVD Region Free Hack Method 1:

(Works with virtually all DVD players)

With no disc in the DVD player, turn it on

The “No Disc” message will appear once you have waited for it

The remote control should be set to PAUSE

The remote control will display the numbers 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9 (CODE or FF appear on the TV)

The Remote should be set to 0 (0 for all regions).

To pause the movie, press the PAUSE button on your remote control

(Wait 30 seconds before turning the DVD player on again)

Turn the DVD player back on

Region-free DVDs will now be available

(If this code doesn’t work, press STOP before entering the code once the “No Disc” message appears.)

DVD Region Free Hack Method 2:

(Works with most Samsung DVD players and other players)

-Power on DVD Player

-Open the DVD tray

-Push the info button on the remote one time

-Numbers will appear

Multi-regional press 9

The number 9 appears in the upper left corner after you keep pressing 9

Disconnect the DVD from the power source

Turn on the DVD

Region-free DVDs will now be available

Method 3 of the DVD free region hack:

(Works with most Sony DVD players and others)

Turn off DVD player, but ensure that it is in stand-by mode

The top menu can be accessed by pressing the top-right button

Press the CLEAR button to stop it

The power button should be pressed

Select option 2

Option 4 is the best choice

Press ENTER after typing 12450

Press ENTER after typing in: 00000

DVD should not be powered on

DVD must be powered on

Region-free DVDs will now be available

DVD Region Free Hack Method 4:

(Compatible with most LG DVD players)

Without a disc in the drive, turn on the DVD player

A message should appear saying “No Disc”

Use the remote control to press “Pause”

To use the remote control, press 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9

There will now be a prompt to enter a new code

The universal code is “0”

Again, press “Pause”

A message should appear saying “No Disc”

Region-free DVDs will now be available

Method 5 of DVD Region Free Hacking:

The Panasonic DVD player and many other DVD players are compatible.

No disk inserted in the player, power it on

Use the remote control to control the player

Then, press each remote button one by one in the following order: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0

In this case, the player will reset itself

Region-free DVDs will now be available

On most DVD players, you can check the firmware version by:

Press the SETUP button on the remote control

Choose a TV aspect

Cursor should be placed on 16:9 icon

Use the remote control to enter 1, 3, 9, 7, 1, 3, 9

On the remote control, press ENTER

The version of the firmware will be displayed

Clear the setup by pressing SETUP

These DVD region hacks should work if the above ones don’t…

You can search Video Help for your make and model number on the DVD Player and Blu-ray Player region codes page (DVD Players and Blu-ray Players). To make your DVD or Blu-ray region free, you can use one of thousands of updated hacks. Search for your DVD player in the search box.

Listed below are the DVD Regions and their corresponding countries:

R1 – Region 1: U.S.A., U.S. Territories and Canada

R2 – Region 2: Europe, Japan, the Middle East, Egypt, South Africa, Greenland

R3 – Region 3: Taiwan, Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong

R4 – Region 4: Mexico, South and Central America, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Caribbean

R5 – Region 5: Europe (including Russia), Asia, Africa (excluding South Africa), North Korea, Mongolia

R6 – Region 6: China

DVD Region Code Map

The following are the Blu-ray Disc Regions and their corresponding countries:

Region A/1: North America, Central America, South America, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Region B/2: Europe, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand

Region C/3: India, Nepal, Mainland China, Russia, Central and South Asia

DISCLAIMER: We are not breaking any laws or rules with these DVD region removal unlocks and hacks, they are intended for military personnel who have regionally locked DVDs in the US but need to watch them on a DVD player from another country for official purposes. If you are not playing a DVD with a disc from a different region, do not use these codes and DVD region hacks.


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